One player from the All Blacks and Springboks have been selected as nominees for the prestigious World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year award.

The nominees for this coveted title have just been unveiled, and both the All Blacks and South Africa, who were finalists in the recent World Cup, have one representative each.

Ardie Savea, who plays as No8 for the All Blacks, has earned a nomination, as has Eben Etzebeth, a lock from the Springboks. Joining them on the list are Bundee Aki from Ireland, who had a remarkable World Cup performance, and Antoine Dupont, the captain of the French team who was recognized as the Six Nations Player of the Championship earlier in the year.

The winner of this prestigious award will be revealed on Sunday, October 29, which is the day following the World Cup final. World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont commended the nominated players, expressing gratitude for their contributions on and off the field in inspiring fans and fellow athletes worldwide, while advancing the sport in accordance with its values.

In addition to the Men’s 15s Player of the Year, there are several other categories with nominees for the World Rugby Awards. These categories include World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Year, World Rugby Men’s Sevens Player of the Year, International Rugby Players Men’s Try of the Year, World Rugby Coach of the Year, and World Rugby Men’s 15s Breakthrough Player of the Year.

The awards ceremony will be broadcast live and free on RugbyPass TV, with exclusive pre-show coverage starting at 18:00 CET (GMT+1), providing fans from around the world an opportunity to celebrate the best in the world of rugby.

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